Challenges You’ll Face Working With The Elderly

by CHANTAL BECHERVAISE Working with elderly people is not your typical job but it can be a very rewarding experience. There are a lot of challenges that you may face that simply aren’t present in other jobs. This is something to think about if you are considering becoming a carer or personal support worker. If you are already working in… Continue reading Challenges You’ll Face Working With The Elderly

10 reasons I’m thankful to work in LTC

10 reasons I’m thankful to work in LTC Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D. I get the chance to learn from experience — other people’s experience. Talking to elders gives me insight about what leads to happiness and what doesn’t. I’d like to think this has spared me a few mistakes along the road.   LTC has improved… Continue reading 10 reasons I’m thankful to work in LTC

Mother’s Banquet

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8 Reasons Why Nursing Home Nurses (and CNAs) Rock!

Working at a nursing home is a different beast than at a hospital – or is it? While there are many differences, the gap is actually closing, and you might come to realize no matter where we work, nurses have more in common than we think. Here are 8 truths about nursing homes that may debunk… Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Nursing Home Nurses (and CNAs) Rock!

What is an Ombudsman?

An ombudsman serves the public by reviewing and investigating complaints about a certain type of institution. One kind of ombudsman watches over long-term care facilities for the elderly, such as assisted living and nursing homes. In addition to handling specific complaints from the public, ombudsmen advocate on behalf of long-term care residents in general. More… Continue reading What is an Ombudsman?